Announcement of new Director, Office of Sustainability

Published: June 29th, 2009

Category: Memos

Ed Poppell, Vice President for Business Affairs

I am pleased to announce that Anna Prizzia, the former Outreach Coordinator for the Office of Sustainability, has been named the new Director of the University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability.

Prizzia has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and a master’s of science degree of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation with a concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development from the University of Florida. She has experience in natural resources management, volunteer coordination, and facilitation in the areas of education and the environment.

Prizzia had been the Outreach Coordinator for the office since March 2007. Previously, she worked with the St. John’s River Water Management District, Alachua County Environmental Protection, and the City of Gainesville to craft water education campaigns and coordinate their Watershed Action Volunteer program. She has also worked in private environmental consulting and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Vanuatu. She serves on the boards of Sustainable Alachua County and Sustainable Florida.

Anna follows Dedee DeLongpre Johnston, who was the first Director for the University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability.

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